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If worms present in intestine that make malnutrition. Can that cause pica?

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Dr. Zuheir Said
Pediatrics
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In brief: Yes

Malnutrition with deficiency of iron and other nutritional element may cause pica as a reflex manifestation of malabsortion/malnutrition syndrome.

In brief: Yes

Malnutrition with deficiency of iron and other nutritional element may cause pica as a reflex manifestation of malabsortion/malnutrition syndrome.
Dr. Zuheir Said
Dr. Zuheir Said
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Dr. Gregory Mosolf
Pediatrics

In brief: Good theory

Or did the parasites get inside because of the pica? Treat the parasites, take vitamins with iron(multivitamin multimineral).
Check into other causes of pica such as developmental disorders, anxiety, depression etc.

In brief: Good theory

Or did the parasites get inside because of the pica? Treat the parasites, take vitamins with iron(multivitamin multimineral).
Check into other causes of pica such as developmental disorders, anxiety, depression etc.
Dr. Gregory Mosolf
Dr. Gregory Mosolf
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